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Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment


Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Illinois as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Illinois here.

Illinois Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 2,003

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 168

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 2,171

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Illinois. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Zion, IL

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago is among the best mesothelioma cancer centers in the nation with top doctors providing state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Naperville, IL

Edward-Elmhurst Health Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is a top cancer center where leading mesothelioma doctors use the latest mesothelioma treatment protocols to help their cancer patients.

Rush University Cancer Center

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL

Rush University Cancer Center in Chicago, Illinois is home to a Thoracic Oncology Program where comprehensive treatments are offered for mesothelioma and other malignancies of the chest.

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chicago, IL

University of Chicago Cancer Research Center is a top cancer clinic where leading mesothelioma doctors employ the latest treatment methods to help cancer patients.

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Top Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Traves D. Crabtree, MD

Dr. Crabtree
Springfield, IL

Dr. Traves D. Crabtree

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

SIU Cardiothoracic Surgery at Simmons Cancer Institute

Springfield, IL 62702

Dr. Traves D. Crabtree is a cardiothoracic surgeon and affiliated with the SIU Cardiothoracic Surgery Program at the Simmons Cancer Institute located in Springfield, Illinois where he specializes in treating pleural diseases, including mesothelioma.

Muaiad Kittaneh, MD

Dr. Kittaneh
Orland Park, IL

Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh


Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola Medicine at Palos Health South Campus
Orland Park, IL 60462

Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh is a Hematology/Oncology Professor with Loyola University Medical Center. He has clinical expertise treating mesothelioma, among other cancers.

Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, MD, MBA

Dr. Vigneswaran
Maywood, IL

Dr. Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran

Thoracic Surgeon

Loyola University Medical Center

Maywood, IL 60153

Dr. Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran is a thoracic surgeon at Loyola University Medical Center with expertise in treating patients with thoracic cancers such as pleural mesothelioma.

Philip D. Bonomi, MD

Dr. Bonomi
Chicago, IL

Dr. Philip D. Bonomi

Medical Oncologist

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612

Dr. Philip Bonomi is a thoracic and cardiothoracic oncology specialist at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago with particular research interests in the areas of lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Michael J. Liptay, MD

Dr. Liptay
Chicago, IL

Dr. Michael J. Liptay

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612

Dr. Michael Liptay is a professor of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois where he specializes in mesothelioma and other lung diseases.

Samuel Armato III, PhD

Dr. Armato
Chicago, IL

Dr. Samuel Armato is a radiologist at the University of Chicago, as well as Chair of the Committee on Medical Physics. He has experience treating mesothelioma.

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD

Dr. Kindler
Chicago, IL

Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler

Director, Mesothelioma Program

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park
Chicago, IL 60637

Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler is a top cancer researcher investigating new treatments for malignant mesothelioma and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center in the Department of Hematology/Oncology.

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It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

Top Peritoneal Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
Brian W. Loggie, MD

Brian W. Loggie, MD

Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology & Director, Cancer Center at Creighton University Medical Center Map Marker CHI Health Henry Lynch Cancer Center
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Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD

Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncologist Map Marker Washington Cancer Institute
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Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Illinois

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Illinois:

Find Cancer Support Services in Illinois

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Illinois. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

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